DraculaFB Flowertown Players present Bram Stoker’s Dracula ::::

October 31 – November 9, 2014 This new adaptation of a classic is meticulously drawn from Stoker’s novel with intense and thrilling results! Will Mina…

PURE Slowgirl PURE Theatre presents Slowgirl by Greg Pierce ::::

October 31, 2014 - November 22, 2014 Slowgirl – by Greg Pierce — directed by Sharon Graci In the wake of a harrowing accident at a house…

Alexander_web Charleston Stage Presents: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day ::::

November 1, 2014 Nothing goes right for Alexander —there’s no prize in his breakfast cereal, no dessert in his lunchbox, there are lima beans for…

Fences_slider2-960x600 South of Broadway Theatre Company Presents: Fences ::::

Through November 1, 2014 Troy Maxson, a former baseball player in the Negro Leagues now reduced to collecting trash, must deal with his headstrong football-player…

YoungFrankenstein_web Charleston Stage Presents: Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein ::::

Through November 2, 2014 IT’S ALIVE!  A wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend based on Mel Brooks’ s classic comedy movie masterpiece, the story…

Red Charleston City Ballet presents RED ::::

November 14-15, 2014 The Charleston City Ballet  has taken the beloved classic Little Red Riding Hood and adapted it to the stage with a twist….

sunsetyears Threshold Repertory Theatre presents The Sunset Years by Thomas and Judy Heath ::::

Through November 16, 2014 With the tagline, “Sometimes adult children just won’t leave the nest.” you just have to be curious about this family comedy….

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Flowertown Players present Bram Stoker’s Dracula

October 31 – November 9, 2014

This new adaptation of a classic is meticulously drawn from Stoker’s novel with intense and thrilling results! Will Mina and Jonathan’s love survive the horror of the long dead Count? Can Mina’s best friend Lucy choose among her three gallant and brave suitors? Will Van Helsing finally confront the evil he has been searching for? Meanwhile, over at the insane asylum, Dr. Seward focuses on his pet project, the raving, bug-eating, madman named Renfield, who croons about his soon-to-arrive “master”.

*This show contains mild thematic material, some gore and violence. It is suitable for teen and adult audiences.

8 PM shows:   October 31, November 1, 6, 7, 8
3 PM Shows:   November 2, 9
Special Halloween Performance:   11:30 pm October 31 (Extra blood & guts edition)

Admission: $25.  James F. Dean Theatre, 133 South Main Street, Summerville, SC.

Fore more information visit http://www.flowertownplayers.org/dracula

 

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PURE Theatre presents Slowgirl by Greg Pierce

October 31, 2014 - November 22, 2014

Slowgirl – by Greg Pierce — directed by Sharon Graci

In the wake of a harrowing accident at a house party in Massachusetts, a teenager flees to her uncle’s isolated retreat in the Costa Rican jungle to await, or avoid, the repercussions. As the reclusive Sterling and his impulsive niece get reacquainted over the course of a week, startling details about their pasts slowly unfold.

PURE Theatre, 477 King Street.  Admission: $18-30.  For more information visit http://puretheatre.org/

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Charleston Stage Presents: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

November 1, 2014

Nothing goes right for Alexander —there’s no prize in his breakfast cereal, no dessert in his lunchbox, there are lima beans for dinner and kissing on TV.  When he loses his best friend on the same day, it’s obviously a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.  Adapted from Judith Viorst’s acclaimed children’s book, this is the perfect musical for kids of all ages.

Showtime: November 1 at 3pm.

Admission: $22.50. Tickets available online 24/7 at www.charlestonstage.com. Tickets by phone available Mon-Fri 1pm-5pm (Also open Sa 1pm-5pm show weeks only) by calling (843) 577-7183.

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South of Broadway Theatre Company Presents: Fences

Through November 1, 2014

Troy Maxson, a former baseball player in the Negro Leagues now reduced to collecting trash, must deal with his headstrong football-player son and his wife, who reevaluates their marriage when Troy comes home with the baby he fathered with another woman.

General Admission Ticket: $20

October 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 23, 27, 30, 31, November 1, 2014 | 7:30 PM
October 19, 26, 2014 | 3:00 PM

1080 E. Montague Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405
Box Office (843) 745-0317

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Charleston Stage Presents: Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein

Through November 2, 2014

IT’S ALIVE!  A wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend based on Mel Brooks’ s classic comedy movie masterpiece, the story follows bright young Dr. Frankenstein (“that’s Fronkensteen”) as he attempts to complete his grandfather’s masterwork and bring a new corpse to life.  Together with his sidekick Igor (“that’s Eye-gore”), his curvaceous lab assistant Inga, and in spite of his incredibly self-involved madcap fiancé Elizabeth, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein succeeds in creating a new monster—but not without scary and quite often hilarious complications.

Adult language and situations. 

Showtimes: October 17-18, 22-25, 30-31 at 7:30pm; October 19, and 26 at 3pm;Nov. 1 at 7:3 pm; Nov. 2 at 3pm

Admission: Adults $38.50 – $57.50; Seniors (60+) $36.50 – $55.50; Students (25 and under) and Active Military $22.50 – $45.50. Tickets available online 24/7 at www.charlestonstage.com. Tickets by phone available Mon-Fri 1pm-5pm (Also open Sat 1pm-5pm show weeks only) by calling (843) 577-7183.

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Charleston City Ballet presents RED

November 14-15, 2014

The Charleston City Ballet  has taken the beloved classic Little Red Riding Hood and adapted it to the stage with a twist.  Join Anna and Stephan as they celebrate their engagement and share in their fear as a beast is discovered by the light of a full moon.  RED, sometimes happy ever after is not as happy as we think it should be.

Performance dates and times: November 14 & 15 at 7:30 pm

Location: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., Charleston, SC

Ticket Prices: $23 and $27

Ticket purchase locations: Online at: www.brownpaperticket.com  - or-  in person at the Sottile Theatre one hour before show time.

For more information go to:  www.charlestoncityballet.org

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Threshold Repertory Theatre presents The Sunset Years by Thomas and Judy Heath

Through November 16, 2014

With the tagline, “Sometimes adult children just won’t leave the nest.” you just have to be curious about this family comedy. A lovely Long Island home sets the scene where the Thompsons’ plot their newest venture…Retirement! Maureen and Jack are headed to Sun City and a life of golf, tennis, and dance lessons, but the sale of their house will be harder than it seems as the couple’s overly attached grown children continue to get in the way of their dreams. Enter Blossom – the quirky and lovable real estate agent, who is unwittingly dragged into the family chaos as she works her magic with her “Signature Package.” Some of Charleston’s finest actors breathe life into this work which everyone can relate to. Tickets can be purchased by calling the number or visiting the website listed above.

Threshold Repertory Theatre, 84 1/2 Society Street.  Admission: Adults $25/Seniors $20/Students $15; Thursday – Saturday at 8pm; Last three Sundays at 3pm.  For more information visit www.charlestontheater.com.

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Holiday Magic in Historic Charleston

December 6 – December 31, 2014

The City of Charleston celebrates the holiday season this December with Holiday Magic in Historic Charleston, offering FREE, family-friendly activities, performances and decorations that capture the spirit of the season for everyone in the community. We hope that you will join us to make this year especially festive!

Schedule of Festivities:

Saturday, December 6th we kickoff the holiday season with the opening of the Holiday Market from 9:00am to 4:00pm in Marion Square followed by the Official Tree Lighting Ceremony from 4:30pm to 6:00pm, also located in the Marion Square.

Sunday, December 7th come downtown for the 34th Annual City of Charleston Holiday Parade. The parade is from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and begins at Colonial Lake, proceeds up Broad Street, down King Street, concluding at Marion Square.

Friday, December 12th & 19th Join us in Marion Square, Visit with Santa and Ms. Claus, enjoy live entertainment provided by community groups and enjoy the decorations and fun activities.    

Saturday, December 13th head to the waterfront of the Charleston Harbor for the Holiday Parade of Boats starting at 5:30pm and enjoy a variety of boats decorated with lights and decorations.

Sunday, December 21st following the last Holiday Market, you can enjoy Chanukah in the Square from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Enjoy free food and live entertainment.

Friday, December 26th join us in Marion Square for the lighting of the first candle of the Kwanzaa Kinari.

Wednesday, December 31st ring in the New Year at Happy New Year, Charleston!  in Marion Square from 4:00pm to 10:00pm, an admission-free, non-alcoholic, family-friendly celebration of the arts.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs at (843) 724-7305.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS – Friday, November 7, 2014 by 4pm.  The following applications are for School Groups Only.

2014 Holiday Magic Field Trip Reservation Form (For school groups)

2014 Holiday Magic Student Performance Form (For school groups)

2014 Holiday Magic Tree Decorating Contest Registration Form (For school groups)

Calling all Artisans, Crafters & Packaged Food Vendors for the 2014 CFM Holiday Market

2014 CFM Holiday Market Application (For new applicants) *Deadline is Friday, November 7, 2014 by 4pm

 

Enjoy 2 free hours of parking December 1, 2014 – January 1, 2015 at designated garages!  Download now (click on image below).

HM14 Parking Voucher

 

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